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>> sunday night new jersey police investigate a crash that left two people dead. >> a beloved and much needed dog is recovering thanks to the kindness of strangers. >> the death toll continues to climb saturday of the catastrophic earthquake in nepal. recovery and relief efforts were stalled today after a 6.7 magnitude earth shock struck the area. >> the death toll is climbing
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on mount everest where the quake triggered an avalanche. annie mccormick is live in the satellite center with the latest. >> reporter: at this point walter and sarah we know that three americans have been killed we're getting a new video from the hikers who are trapped on mount everest. watch as hikessers take cover on mount everest as the after lanchedz -- avalanche is triggered by the earthquake. they realize the base camp is wiped out of the several earthquakes followed in the hours after the natural disaster. this is the voice of a 45-year-old climber from denmark, he continues to update and use the world facebook account from mount everest. he captured subsequent
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helicopter rescues and those for most critical help. many were killed and survivors are running low on splice. three of the americans are dead, including google director fredinburg and marisa eve girawong from new jersey. rescue workers are arriving from around the world including japan. more than a dozen were killed in tibet. officials in india confirmed 34 were killed. allentown muhlenberg college has three students in nepal one in india. she is studying anthony -- an --
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anthropol. ogy. she said she wanted to go back to katmandu. she heard the lodge where she stayed near the national park and the village was destroyed. she got out just in time. her mom telling us from scars daily, new york her daughter was a guardian angel watching over her. the college has been in touch with the students and the parents making sure sure the students are somewhere where they have clean water and place to stay. the ambassador to nepal is expected to address the americans that are there within several hours, annie mccormick. >> reporter: . >> the red cross is mowngt mounting an international response to the earthquake. if you would like to donate don nate at red cross red and
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donate now. four young children were locked if a basement in kenneling ton. they were saved because they have access to a cell phone. kenneth moten joins us live in kensington with the disturbing story. >> reporter: walter we've learned in the past hour or so, svu detectives have located the mother, they believe she locked her children in the basement of this home for more than 1 hours as punishment. no no bathroom. firefighters climbed on to the second floor of the house to get inside when the police say one of the trapped children used the cell phone to call for help. neighbors on the block in east kensington watched philadelphia firefighters and police get into the home to rescue four children locked in a basement. >> when the kids came out, you could tell they were scairmd. >> reporter: investigators say it was around 1:30 p.m. when they got a desperate 91 # -- 911
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call from one of the trapped kids. once inside police got into the basement and pulled out a 13-year-old boy and three sisters, ages 12, 10 and 9. friend of the family and neighbor saw the children after they were rescued. >> it's a shame. i love kids i have two of my own i could never imagine the kids being in the situation regardless. it breaks my heart. >> reporter: police say the kids were deliberately locked in the basement. neighbors say they live here with their single mother. investigators started looking for her. but a frend of -- friend of the 1-year-old girl said she was arguing with her mom yesterday afternoon. >> i was like what type of person does this to their kids. >> reporter: police say they will charge the mother with a crime. many called her a good mom. >> it doesn't seem like her it
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doesn't seem like her style. i know that she has been going through a lot lately. it's not something she would do. >> reporter: after the children were rescued from the house they were taken to saint christopher's hospital to be checked out. again the mother is being held at svu charges of four counts of child neglect and endangering the welfare of the child are expected. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> kenneth, thank you. two people were killed and three injured in a crash on i295 in gloucester county near mile post 17. it's not known how the crash happened or the condition of those injured. police are investigating. two people were sent to the hospital after an early morning crash in west philadelphia. this happened just before 5:30 near the intersection of 52nd and walnut. a minivan and car collided.
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the force of the impact sent a car careening through a bus shelter and the other into several street signs. the victims are both men. we don't know the severity of their injuries. a dog is back home with their family thanks to a team of volunteers. 2-year-old sammy suffered injuries when a car ran him over. through the generosity of strangers he is back on his feet and enjoying a second shot at life. sharrie williams has the rest of the story. >> reporter: dwayne blackman is a little boy who loves his dog sammy. they are always together. they are best friends. they play video games together. >> reporter: mom said dwayne was cheyanne struggled to communicate until sammy joined the family and changed everything. >> my son hardly talked when he was little. he knows how to talk, but he doesn't open up to many people. when we got the dog he turned into a different kid.
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>> reporter: but a few days ago the dog was in great danger. >> he snuck out and got hit by a car and somebody left him there. badly wounded the family didn't think the pet would live. they took him to the shelter thinking they would have to give him up because they could not afford his medical care. >> i did see the family come in after sammy was hit by the car i know how distraught they were to leave him there. the directors stepped in and made sure sammy got x-rays and showed he had a bad hip dislocation and needed to remove the rip. they worked with wood burn animal clinic in levittown and agreed to do the surgery and save sammy's life. making this little boy -- >> happy. >> we wanted to get sammy back home with his family so he could start eating because he was not
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eating or sleeping while he feels he was away. >> feels great that somebody can pay it forward and help other people. >> reporter: sharrie williams channel 6 "action news." >> there's much more to come tonight on "action news," a young man from king of prussia overcomes the odds to follow in the footsteps of his brothers. we'll take you to the emotional ceremony celebrating his determination. >> alumnae from little flower celebrate 75 years of catholic education. >> reporter: walter another cool day across the delaware and lehigh valleys. plenty of sunshine. partly cloudy tonight while tracking showers as we get into the first day of the workweek. we have the details coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> plus the phillie phanatic celebrates his birthday at citizens bank park. would be nice to give him a win for the celebration. >> at least they can do. >> jeff skeverski has sports
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when we come right back.
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>> attaining the rank of eagle scout is enough, but it's special for a local eagle scout. christian has been in scouting since first agreed. he passed his verbal review for this using electronic speech and collecting and school supplies for kids. his mother was the biggestddle was convincing others that he could do it. >> thanks to technology and good support christian joins his two brothers as an eagle scout. congratulations. >> was a celebration 75 years
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in the making in the city's hunting park section. alum my from little flour marked the school's 75th anniversary today. they marked the milestone and members from the class of 1942 the second graduating class in school history were on hand to for the celebration. >> one two three! >> wow! there she also one of philadelphia -- there she is, one of the five-day forecast's favorite actresses. an degree mcardle, who was nominated for a tony for her role as annie is staring in hello dolly at the media theater. >> still to come on "action news," jeff skeverski has sports. >> a crappy boxer from philadelphia takes on the heavyweight champion of the
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world. jeff skeverski has the story when "action news" comes right back.
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>> jof r jeff >> jeff here with sports a win for the phillies. >> just like the youtube song it's been bloody, bloody sunday. it's been 18 since they last their sunday games. how about a party to celebrate too, the phillie phanatic is 37 going on 7. the big green guy not the only hit. ryan howard, a 3-run shot, howard is heating up in as many days. ben revere down the right field
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line, back up one. phils tack on an insurance runner, freddie freeman phils up 2. 9th inning gets dicey jonathan paple bottom in for the save. gives up a homer. atlanta within one. braves have two on. deep to left, kelly johnson. ben revere makes the catch with no room to spare phils hang on to win 5-4. they take 2-3 from atlanta. >> it's good to come right back after they got those two things have not gone the way we wanted to go, it could have been gone bad but to have it answer it back and have jerome settle in and do what he did, it was good. >> if the birthday cake was not
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enough for the party his childhood friend eats the umpire down at the ballpark. phils head to saint louis for the next four. they will not have to face adam waynewright after all. he comes up with an injury. you'll see it right here. if else done for the year, you have to wonder if the cardinal's will call the phillies asking about cole hamels who is on the mound tomorrow. we'll finites out whole the next quarterback will be. the current players conditioning continues tomorrow. >> we knew last year, the end result was unacceptable in our eyes not making the playoffs not beating the treatments we needed
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to beat. we needed to make changes to the team and change the landscape offensively and defensively. i think the guys we brought in are twriew competitors and -- true competitors and make the team better in the long run. >> reporter: what in the world will chip kelly do in the draft. find out in draft breakdown thursday and friday at 11:30. north philadelphia, born and raised boxer brian jennings goes down to heavyweight champ. outlet punched by 169. loses a unanimous decision. it was his first loss. >> i think it was closer than they said it was, i believe i done a great job, i believe that i won especially for the way that i feel.
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>> reporter: and let's hope and pray he gets another shot. we know he wants another shot. >> i think he earned it. it was a good fight. >> up next on "action news," a special birthday for a northeast philadelphia man. >> meteorologist melissa magee hation the exclusive accuweather seven-day has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. when "action news" comes right back.
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the world is filled with air. but for people with copd sometimes breathing air can be difficult. if you have copd, ask your doctor about once-daily anoro ellipta. it helps people with copd breathe better for a full 24hours. anoro ellipta is the first fda-approved product containing two long-acting bronchodilators in one inhaler. anoro is not for asthma. anoro contains a type of medicine that increases risk of death in people with asthma. it is not known if this risk is increased in copd. anoro won't replace rescue inhalers for sudden copd symptoms
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and should not be used more than once a day. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition, or high blood pressure. tell your doctor if you have glaucoma, prostate or bladder problems, or problems passing urine as anoro may make these problems worse. call your doctor right away if you have worsened breathing chest pain, swelling of your mouth or tongue, problems urinating or eye problems including vision changes or eye pain while taking anoro. nothing can reverse copd. the world is filled with air and anoro is helping people with copd breath air better. get your first prescription free at >> meteorologist melissa magee has the accuweather forecast. today felt like spring. >> reporter: it was nice, looks
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like the trend will continue throughout the week, but we're tracking showers overhead. storm tracker 6 live is showing you it's dry over the delaware valley. we'll have sunshine after a few early morning showers across south jersey and delaware. that moist has moved out. the action cam was outside we're looking up there in fairmont park by the mann music center. today was better than yesterday. yesterday on saturday, 58 degrees, today we marked out at 64. so better, but below average for this time of year of 68 degrees. we'll stay below average tomorrow, but as we go throughout the workweek ahead the temperatures will moderate and calm. outside this evening, 62 in philadelphia. 60 in trenton. 48 in the poconos.
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57 in allentown the lehigh valley. along the coast in sea isle city 51. same thing in atlantic city at the boardwalk. satellite and radar we have a partly cloudy sky across the region. here's the region why you look off to the north an east we're tracking an area of low pressure that continues to sit and spin and rotate across areas in canada. as we go throughout the night into today on monday, this will retrograde back to the west across the region. as it gets closer to us, there could scattered afternoon showers across portions of the delaware and lehigh valleys. tomorrow afternoon sun gives way to increasing clouds by one o'clock, spot showers around, not a lot of precipitation scattered in nature. it will clear out in the evening
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hours, once the moisture departs well tap into a westerly wind by tuesday and wednesday meaning these temperatures will climb into the upper 60s and 70s. something to look forward to. tonight, cloudy and cold, 44 in philadelphia. 40 in cape may for the overnight low. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. breezy on monday, clouds, pockets of sunshine, brief shower or two. tuesday, sunny and warmer, 69. midweek, nice and mild on wednesday, 73. thursday, showers are possible with the high temperature of 64 degrees, we'll be tracking an area of low pressure that will work north and east. the question is how far to the north does that go. looks like it could linger into friday we'll track the progression of that low. friday clouds and sun 66. 73 saturday, 74 next sunday guys, a high temperature and pleasant of sun. >> tracking a shower tomorrow
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afternoon. >> a veteran of d-day marked a milestone today his 100th birthday. ♪ happy birthday to you ♪♪ >> they sang the birthday song and lit 100 candle for frank shable. he thanked god for a long life. he gets to have a second party on tuesday his actual birthday where he will receive military accommodations. don't miss "action news" at10:00 p.m. on phl and on 6abc at 11:00 p.m. >> >> for walter perez and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. we'll see you back here at 11:00 p.m.
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bergeron: here's a sneak peek at tonight's "afv." we dare you not to laugh. [ woman gasps ] [ glass shatters ] man: oh! oh! ow! welcome to... and now, here he is, the host of "afv"... tom bergeron! thank you very much. and thank you for that introduction, brooks.